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Records 16-20 of 719, Page 4 of 144

Guidance Note for Immediate Responses to the COVID19 Recommended for Local Governments

UNCDF : 2020

COVID19 shows the importance of fast effective local action to slow the spread of the virus. Local governments are leading the COVID-19 responses around the world. They are on the frontline of citizen engagement, service delivery and management of public spaceThis note is about immediate responses to the COVID19 recommended for local governments. It is advisory and generic and can be adapted...

Source: UNCDF

Link: https://www.uncdf.org/Download/AdminFileWithFilename?id=10102&cultureId=127&filename=060420-covid-19-guidance-edition-3-local-government-financepdf

Tags: Disaster Management

The Impact and Policy Responses for COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2020

At the start of 2020, COVID-19 has spread across the world at an unyielding pace. What began as global jitters has evolved into unprecedented disturbances in the economy, health systems and daily life. In Asia and the Pacific, the impacts of the pandemic have reverberated soundly among its population of more than 4 billion and in its network of vital supply chains. In the face of such...

Source: UNESCAP

Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/COVID%20_Report_ESCAP.pdf

Tags: Best Practices

Futures Thinking in Asia and the Pacific: Why Foresight Matters for Policy Makers

Asian Development Bank : 2020

Futures thinking and foresight is a powerful planning approach that can help the region meet economic, political, social, and environmental and climate change challenges. The publication compiles lessons from an initiative to apply futures and foresight tools in Armenia, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, and Timor-Leste. Futures terminology is...

Source: Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/579491/futures-thinking-asia-pacific-policy-makers.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Policy Brief:The Impact of COVID-19 on Women

United Nations : 2020

Across every sphere, from health to the economy, security to social protection, the impacts of COVID-19 are exacerbated for women and girls simply by virtue of their sex. This policy brief explores how women and girls’ lives are changing in the face of COVID-19, and outlines suggested priority measures to accompany both the immediate response and longer-term recovery efforts. It is crucial...

Source: United Nations

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/policy-brief-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-women-en.pdf?la=en&vs=1406

Tags: Gender

Combating COVID-19 with Data: What Role for National Statistical Systems

Paris21 : 2020

Policymakers, development partners and citizens need to take quick, informed actions to design interventions that reach the most vulnerable and leave no one behind. As countries comply with lockdowns and other containment measures, national statistical systems (NSSs) face a dual effect of growing data demand and constrained supply. This policy brief introduces a conceptual framework that...

Source: Paris21

Link: https://paris21.org/sites/default/files/inline-files/COVID_Policybrief_Full.pdf?v=2.0

Tags: ICT for Development

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